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  1. To assess the internal construct validity of the Perceived Impact of Problem Profile (PIPP), a patient based outcome measure based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF...

    Authors: Julie F Pallant, Anne-Maree Keenan, Roseanne Misajon, Philip G Conaghan and Alan Tennant
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:37
  2. The 14-item Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire for Medication (TSQM) Version 1.4 is a reliable and valid instrument to assess patients' satisfaction with medication, providing scores on four scales – side ef...

    Authors: Murtuza Bharmal, Krista Payne, Mark J Atkinson, Marie-Pierre Desrosiers, Donald E Morisky and Eric Gemmen
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:36
  3. Health-related quality of life (HRQL) outcome measures are complex and for further application in clinical practice and health service research the meaning of their scorings should be studied in depth. The aim...

    Authors: Vicky Serra-Sutton, Montse Ferrer, Luis Rajmil, Cristian Tebé, Marie-Claude Simeoni and Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:35
  4. Retraction of Revicki DA, Rentz AM, Luo MP, Wong RL, Doward LC, McKenna SP: Psychometric characteristics of the ankylosing spondylitis quality of life questionnaire, short form 36 health survey, and functional...

    Authors: Dennis A Revicki, Anne M Rentz, Michelle P Luo, Robert L Wong, Lynda C Doward and Stephen P McKenna
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:34

    The original article was published in Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:6

  5. Stroke-specific outcome measures and descriptive measures of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) are unsuitable for informing decision-makers of the broader consequences of increasing or decreasing funding ...

    Authors: Duncan Mortimer, Leonie Segal and Jonathan Sturm
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:33
  6. Caring for a child with a chronic condition, such as sickle cell disease, can have a significant impact on parents and families. In order to provide comprehensive care and support to these families, psychometr...

    Authors: Julie A Panepinto, Raymond G Hoffmann and Nicholas M Pajewski
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:32
  7. Violence is frequent towards nurses in forensic mental health hospitals. Implications of this high risk environment have not been systematically explored. This paper explores occurrence of symptoms on post tra...

    Authors: Christian Lauvrud, Kåre Nonstad and Tom Palmstierna
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:31
  8. The 'Perception of Anti-Coagulant Treatment Questionnaire' (PACT-Q) was developed to assess patients' expectations of, and satisfaction with their anticoagulant treatment. This questionnaire needs to be finali...

    Authors: MH Prins, I Guillemin, H Gilet, S Gabriel, B Essers, G Raskob and SR Kahn
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:30
  9. Effective treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) with cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) relies on a correct classification of so called 'fluctuating active' versus 'passive' patients. For successful tre...

    Authors: Korine Scheeres, Hans Knoop, van der Jos Meer and Gijs Bleijenberg
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:29
  10. The relevance of persistent cognitive deficits to the pathogenesis and prognosis of bipolar disorders (BD) is understudied, and its translation into clinical practice has been limited by the absence of brief m...

    Authors: Georgina Guilera, Oscar Pino, Juana Gómez-Benito, J Emilio Rojo, Eduard Vieta, Rafael Tabarés-Seisdedos, Nuria Segarra, Anabel Martínez-Arán, Manuel Franco, Manuel J Cuesta, Benedicto Crespo-Facorro, Miguel Bernardo, Scot E Purdon, Teresa Díez and Javier Rejas
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:28
  11. Patient centred outcomes, such as health status, are important in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Extensive questionnaires on health status have good measurement properties, but are not suitable ...

    Authors: Björn Ställberg, Mika Nokela, Per-Olof Ehrs, Paul Hjemdal and Eva Wikström Jonsson
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:26
  12. The health-related quality of life (HRQL) is an important indicator of the burden of musculoskeletal disease. The Medical Outcome Study Short-Term 36 (SF-36) is the most used tool that evaluates HRQL as a subj...

    Authors: Fausto Salaffi, Marina Carotti, Stefania Gasparini, Michele Intorcia and Walter Grassi
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:25
  13. In 2003, a 74-item quality-of-life (QOL) scale for Chinese benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) patients (BPH-QLS) was developed. Although the scale displayed good reliability and validity, the time required to ...

    Authors: Yanfang Guo, Jingcheng Shi, Ming Hu and Zhenqiu Sun
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:24
  14. The aim of the study was to evaluate factors influencing quality of life (QOL) in Moroccan postmenopausal women with osteoporotic vertebral fracture assessed by the Arabic version of ECOS 16 questionnaire.

    Authors: Fatima E Abourazzak, Fadoua Allali, Samira Rostom, Ihsane Hmamouchi, Linda Ichchou, Laila El Mansouri, Loubna Bennani, Hamza Khazzani, Redouane Abouqal and Najia Hajjaj-Hassouni
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:23
  15. The objectives of this study were to test the factor structure and internal consistency of the 12-item General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12) and the Subjective Vitality Scale (VS) in elderly French people, and...

    Authors: Mareï Salama-Younes, Ali Montazeri, Amany Ismaïl and Charles Roncin
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:22
  16. Influenza is among the most common infectious diseases. The main protection against influenza is vaccination. A self-administered questionnaire was developed and validated for use in clinical trials to assess ...

    Authors: Catherine Chevat, Muriel Viala-Danten, Carla Dias-Barbosa and Van Hung Nguyen
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:21
  17. Children with functional constipation report impaired Health-related Quality of Life (HRQoL) in relation to physical complaints and long duration of symptoms. In about one third of children with constipation, ...

    Authors: Marloes EJ Bongers, Marc A Benninga, Heleen Maurice-Stam and Martha A Grootenhuis
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:20
  18. Patients with type 2 diabetes are likely to have comorbid conditions which represent a high burden for patients and a challenge for primary care physicians. The aim of this cross-sectional survey was to assess...

    Authors: Antje Miksch, Katja Hermann, Andreas Rölz, Stefanie Joos, Joachim Szecsenyi, Dominik Ose and Thomas Rosemann
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:19
  19. Co-morbidity is a common phenomenon in the elderly and is considered to be a major threat to quality of life (QOL). Knowledge of co-existing conditions or patient characteristics that lead to an increased QOL ...

    Authors: Ruth MA van Nispen, Michiel R de Boer, Janneke GJ Hoeijmakers, Peter J Ringens and Ger HMB van Rens
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:18
  20. To examine the effects of a 6 month lifestyle intervention on quality of life, depression, self-efficacy and eating behavior changes in overweight and obese endometrial cancer survivors.

    Authors: Vivian E von Gruenigen, Heidi E Gibbons, Mary Beth Kavanagh, Jeffrey W Janata, Edith Lerner and Kerry S Courneya
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:17
  21. We have previously reported on the development of a cancer-specific screening instrument for anxiety and depression (PSSCAN). No information on cut-off scores or their meaning for diagnosis was available when ...

    Authors: Wolfgang Linden, A Andrea Vodermaier, Regina McKenzie, Maria C Barroetavena, Dahyun Yi and Richard Doll
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:16
  22. The Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-Being Scale (WEMWBS) was developed to meet demand for instruments to measure mental well-being. It comprises 14 positively phrased Likert-style items and fulfils classic crite...

    Authors: Sarah Stewart-Brown, Alan Tennant, Ruth Tennant, Stephen Platt, Jane Parkinson and Scott Weich
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:15
  23. Previous studies demonstrate that tolterodine extended release (ER) significantly improves urgency urinary incontinence (UUI) episodes. Instruments that measure patient-reported outcomes (PROs) provide additio...

    Authors: Philip EV Van Kerrebroeck, Con J Kelleher, Karin S Coyne, Zoe Kopp, Marina Brodsky and Joseph T Wang
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:13
  24. The EQ-5D is a generic health-related quality of life (HRQoL) measure that is used for the purpose of economic evaluations of health interventions. Therefore, it has to be responsive to meaningful changes in h...

    Authors: Merel L Kimman, Carmen D Dirksen, Philippe Lambin and Liesbeth J Boersma
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:11
  25. The side effects and burden of anticoagulant treatments may contribute to poor compliance and consequently to treatment failure. A specific questionnaire is necessary to assess patients' needs and their percep...

    Authors: Martin H Prins, Alexia Marrel, Paulo Carita, David Anderson, Marie-Germaine Bousser, Harry Crijns, Silla Consoli and Benoit Arnould
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:9
  26. Current research focuses on three variables in evaluating the impact of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) on daily living: severity of incontinence, distress or bother resulting from incontinence, and effect o...

    Authors: Karen M Gil, Amber M Somerville, Sara Cichowski and Jennifer L Savitski
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:8
  27. Authors: Dennis A Revicki, Anne M Rentz, Michelle P Luo, Robert L Wong, Lynda C Doward and Stephen P McKenna
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:6

    The Retraction Note to this article has been published in Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:34

  28. We sought to assess the validity and short-term responsiveness of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™ 4.0 Generic Core Scales (PedsQL™) for febrile illnesses evaluated in the pediatric emergency departmen...

    Authors: Rakesh D Mistry, Molly W Stevens and Marc H Gorelick
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:5
  29. Although there is a considerably high prevalence of developmental disorders in Turkey there are not many assessment tools related to evaluating the impact of these children on their family. The aim of this stu...

    Authors: Nilgun Bek, I Engin Simsek, Suat Erel, Yavuz Yakut and Fatma Uygur
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:4
  30. The evaluation of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in health care has seen greater use in recent years, and methods to improve the reliability and validity of PRO instruments are advancing. This paper discusse...

    Authors: Debra E Irwin, James W Varni, Karin Yeatts and Darren A DeWalt
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:3
  31. Iraq used chemical weapons extensively against the Iranians during the Iran-Iraq war (1980–1988). The aim of this study was to assess the health related quality of life (HRQOL) in people who had ophthalmologic...

    Authors: Batool Mousavi, Mohammad Reza Soroush and Ali Montazeri
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:2
  32. We assessed preferences for current health using the visual analogue scale (VAS), standard gamble (SG), time trade-off (TTO), and willingness to pay (WTP) in patients with cerebral aneurysms, a population vuln...

    Authors: Joseph T King Jr, Joel Tsevat and Mark S Roberts
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2009 7:1
  33. Subjective health status is the result of an interaction between physiological and psychosocial factors in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, there is little understanding of ...

    Authors: Signe Berit Bentsen, Anne Hildur Henriksen, Tore Wentzel-Larsen, Berit Rokne Hanestad and Astrid Klopstad Wahl
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2008 6:115
  34. Adolescents with IBD requiring ostomy surgery experience perioperative needs that may exceed those of patients experiencing other major abdominal surgery [1]. This procedure requires ongoing and vigilant daily ca...

    Authors: David B Nicholas, Sylvia R Swan, Ted J Gerstle, Theresa Allan and Anne Marie Griffiths
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2008 6:114
  35. Sleep is an important element of functioning and well-being. The Medical Outcomes Study Sleep Scale (MOS-Sleep) includes 12 items assessing sleep disturbance, sleep adequacy, somnolence, quantity of sleep, sno...

    Authors: Muriel Viala-Danten, Susan Martin, Isabelle Guillemin and Ron D Hays
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2008 6:113
  36. There is no published evidence of how patient concerns change during the first six weeks following total knee arthroplasty (TKA). An understanding of the recovery process from the patient's perspective will in...

    Authors: Ravi Rastogi, Bert M Chesworth and Aileen M Davis
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2008 6:112
  37. Medical students gain a particular perspective on health problems during their medical education. This article describes how medical students value 10 hypothetical health states using the EQ-5D compared to the...

    Authors: Maria-Theresa Barbist, Daniela Renn, Bianca Noisternig, Gerhard Rumpold and Stefan Höfer
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2008 6:111
  38. Cerebral palsy (CP) patients have motor limitations that can affect functionality and abilities for activities of daily living (ADL). Health related quality of life and health status instruments validated to b...

    Authors: Nívea MO Morales, Carolina AR Funayama, Viviane O Rangel, Ana Cláudia Frontarolli, Renata RH Araújo, Rogério MC Pinto, Carlos HA Rezende and Carlos HM Silva
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2008 6:109
  39. The SF-8 is a health-related quality of life instrument that could provide a useful means of assessing general physical and mental health amongst populations affected by conflict. The purpose of this study was...

    Authors: Bayard Roberts, John Browne, Kaducu Felix Ocaka, Thomas Oyok and Egbert Sondorp
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2008 6:108
  40. Given the postulated advantages of mother generated index (MGI) in incorporating the patients' viewpoint and in the absence of a validated India specific postpartum quality of life assessment tool we proposed ...

    Authors: Jitender Nagpal, Rinku Sen Gupta Dhar, Swati Sinha, Vijaylakshmi Bhargava, Aarti Sachdeva and Abhishek Bhartia
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2008 6:107
  41. The association between excess body weight, impairment of health and different co-morbidities is well recognized; however, little is known on how excess body weight may affect the quality of life in the genera...

    Authors: Nadja Vasiljevic, Sonja Ralevic, Jelena Marinkovic, Nikola Kocev, Milos Maksimovic, Gorica Sbutega Milosevic and Jelena Tomic
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2008 6:106
  42. To examine the impact of schizophrenia, its treatment and treatment-related adverse events related to antipsychotics, on quality of life from the perspective of schizophrenia patients and laypersons.

    Authors: Andrew Briggs, Diane Wild, Michael Lees, Matthew Reaney, Serdar Dursun, David Parry and Jayanti Mukherjee
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2008 6:105
  43. The Pictorial Representation of Illness and Self Measure (PRISM) has been introduced as a visual measure of suffering. We explored the validity of a revised version, the PRISM-RII, in diabetes patients as part...

    Authors: Sandor Klis, Ad JJM Vingerhoets, Maartje de Wit, Noortje Zandbelt and Frank J Snoek
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2008 6:104
  44. Glucocorticoids are important in the treatment of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL). However, cyclic administration of high dose glucocorticoids may cause rapid and substantial changes in quality o...

    Authors: Machteld AG de Vries, Raphaële RL van Litsenburg, Jaap Huisman, Martha A Grootenhuis, A Birgitta Versluys, Gert Jan L Kaspers and Reinoud JBJ Gemke
    Citation: Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2008 6:103

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